Cape gooseberries. - Extending Crops.
Last Autumn I found 3 seedling Cape gooseberries in the garden,
I overwintered them in the greenhouse and had a very early crop this year before the tomatoes ripened, they make a good tomato substitute in a salad. The seeds I planted this year are growing in the garden and will give a late crop after the full flush of tomatoes.I also planted 3 in pots that I can bring into the greenhouse if it’s a very wet autumn. Cape gooseberries keep well in their little lantern cases for several weeks, should still have some at Xmas
Learning to deal with this unpredictable weather we are having!!!!!!
I also tried mooli radish this year, good grated and dressed in a salad and the crop lasts longer than the smaller varieties, the chickens eat the tops we eat the roots
- 18 Jul, 2008
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